Month

October 2013
Before you dive into the December issue of The Quilt Life magazine, please take one more look at Laura Fisher’s BROKEN STAR quilt in the October issue. The TQL team fell seriously in love with this wonderful antique quilt. Ricky told me he wants to make his own version of the quilt, and TQL contributing...
  As promised, here are photos from Rami Kim’s of her stunning “The Queen of Geometry” Best of Show winning entry. Rami won her 18th Best of Show award in the Wearable Art Competition for her art-to-wear ensemble at Pacific International Quilt Festival XXII in Santa Clara, California.           Rami also...
Turn Electric Quilt 7 into a designing and digitizing dream for embroidery, quilting designs, and appliqué! With EQStitch, your EQ7 drawings will come to life with over 500 built-in embroidery, machine appliqué, quilting, and redwork designs. You’ll be able to create or import embroidery designs in minutes, or import photos to trace. Personalize any project...
Melissa Winters, AQS Director of Education, enjoys a visit with Mary Shotwell, the recipient of the Best Longarm Workmanship Award at AQS QuiltWeek® – Des Moines, Iowa 2013. Mary was surprised when she came to see the guild quilts and found out about the award for AUNTIE’S RED HOT GARDEN in an extraordinary way. Looking...
Because MyQuiltPlace.com is a community of friends, and friends love to catch up on what’s happening, grab a cup of hot coffee or your favorite tea, and we’ll chat! Remember Ginnie Leiner – the lovely lady who was inspired to make 15 Christmas quilts THIS YEAR for her family? When we spotlighted her in early...
Piecing a complex block with set-in seams and pivots is often easier to accomplish by hand than by machine. Candy Goff’s 16″ Brilliant Cut block is complete with templates, cutting requirements, and hand-piecing hints. You’ll enjoy the relaxing art of hand-piecing and the result will be…brilliant! Picture this on a small round table in fall or...
Your quilt top is done, you’re back in the store, and you don’t know which batting to pick? Here’s a handy comparison list that will help! 100% Cotton Batting Care: Washable Needling: Challenging by hand, easy by machine Loft: Low Weight: Medium What’s good about it? Breathable, soft, insulating What may be a problem: Shrinkage...
Mark L. Sherman of Remarkable Quilts is an internationally acclaimed and award-winning quilt artist. His stunning quilts include WINGS AND FEATHERS, POPPY’S RAINBOW, TREE OF LIFE, and WISTERIA. Join us on November 9, 2013, from 10 a.m. to Noon (CST) at First Baptist Church in Paducah, Ky., as Mark shares his journey as a “Man...
Introducing FIRE & ICE, Viewer’s Choice winner at AQS QuiltWeek® – Des Moines, Iowa 2013. AQS Author, Kimberly Einmo, designed and sewed this quilt using Aurifil Quilt Patchwork and Embroidery Threads. Judi Madsen, of Green Fairy Quilts, provided exquisite quilting. FIRE & ICE was displayed at AQS QuiltWeek – Des Moines, Iowa, October 2-5, 2013, as part...
TQL readers know that every issue of the magazine has a “Helping Hands” article―one where we spotlight a remarkable quilt-related charitable project. The other day we heard about an effort going on right now in Australia, and we don’t want to wait until we have a spot in a magazine to tell you about it....
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